"What it really comes down to is if we still have the political will to be a great country." - Dave Cote, chairman and CEO of Honeywell International Inc., one of more than 80 CEOs pressing Congress to reduce the federal deficit by raising taxes and cutting spending.
"We shoot the birds as they go by." - Ace Ltd. CEO Evan Greenberg, while advising analysts to "stay tuned" as the insurer weighs more acquisitions.
"There's a very high bar for Surface that it's going to have to hit initially for it to have a real chance." - Rich Adduci, chief information officer of Boston Scientific, talking about Microsoft's new tablet computer. Adduci has already deployed more than 5,500 iPads to salespeople and other employees.